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There are 5 ways to get from Fort St. John to Vernon by plane, bus, car, taxi, shuttle or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Fort St John (YXJ) to Kelowna (YLW) YXJ - YLW

$192 - $405

4 alternative options

Bus, drive, taxi  •  26h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
  2. Take the bus from Prince George to Valemount
  3. Drive from Valemount to Jasper
  4. Take the bus from Jasper to Lake Louise
  5. Take the bus from Lake Louise, AB to Salmon Arm, BC
  6. Take a taxi from Salmon Arm, BC to Vernon

$256 - $361

Bus, drive, shuttle  •  29h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
  2. Take the bus from Prince George to Valemount
  3. Drive from Valemount to Jasper
  4. Take the bus from Jasper to Lake Louise
  5. Take the bus from Lake Louise, AB to Revelstoke, BC
  6. Take a shuttle bus from Revelstoke - Sandman to Kelowna International Airport

$234 - $309

Bus, drive, train  •  42h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
  2. Take the bus from Prince George to Valemount
  3. Drive from Valemount to Jasper
  4. Take the train from Jasper to Chilliwack
  5. Take the bus from Chilliwack, BC to West Kelowna, BC
  6. Take the bus from UBCO Exchange Bay E to Downtown Exchange Bay E 90

$200 - $305

Drive  •  15h 6m

  1. Drive from Fort St. John to Vernon 722.2 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Fort St. John to Vernon is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 15h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort St. John to Vernon is to fly which costs $250 - $550 and takes 5h 5m.

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The distance between Fort St. John and Vernon is 673 km. The road distance is 1155.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Fort St. John to Vernon, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Fort St John Airport to Kelowna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Vernon is 1h behind Fort St. John. It is currently 6:40 AM in Fort St. John and 5:40 AM in Vernon.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort St. John to Vernon is 1156 km. It takes approximately 15h 6m to drive from Fort St. John to Vernon.

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Central Mountain Air, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Fort St John Airport to Kelowna Airport.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Vernon. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort St. John to Fort St John Airport is to taxi which takes 11m and costs $25 - $31.

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Map of how to get from Fort St. John to Vernon.
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  • Distance: 420.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Fort St. John, BC, Canada and Vernon, BC, Canada?

Central Mountain Air, Air Canada and WestJet fly from Fort St. John to Vernon every 3 hours.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Prince George
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Jasper to Chilliwack
Ave. Duration
18h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $95
Economy
$95 - $140
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$160 - $230
Bus operators
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince George to Valemount
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Sundog Transportation and Tours
Phone
1-888-786-3641
Email
info@sundogtours.com
Website
sundogtours.com
Bus from Jasper to Lake Louise
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
sundogtours.com
Road
$40 - $55
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Lake Louise, AB to Salmon Arm, BC
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Lake Louise, AB to Revelstoke, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Revelstoke Airport Shuttle
Website
revelstokemountainresort.com
Shuttle from Revelstoke - Sandman to Kelowna International Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
revelstokemountainresort.com
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from Chilliwack, BC to West Kelowna, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
bcconnector.ca
BC Transit - Vernon Regional Transit System
Phone
+1 250-545-7221
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from UBCO Exchange Bay E to Downtown Exchange Bay E
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Salmon Arm, BC to Vernon
Ave. Duration
52m
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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